Casearia odorata - Macfad.

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SALICACEAE Formerly in FLACOURTIACEAE

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Rare


Unlike Casearia aculeata, this tree is unarmed
Very fragrant when in bloom and birds love the fruits

Flowering time; This is a deciduous tree, the flowers comes in with new leaves in spring time.

Distribution; GC

Habitat; Rocky thickets and woodlands

Status; Rare

Notes; This unarmed medium size tree is very fragrant but a beetle eats its leaves. It is drought and salt tolerant. The Plant List calls it a synonym to the armed Casearia aculeata.

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